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Bill Simmons: Super Anti-Houston post

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by rockets13champs, Oct 20, 2019.

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  2. JayGoogle

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    Why though?

    Isn't he a Boston fan? I thought Boston fans hate New York teams? Shouldn't he be happy the Stros denied the Yankees a WS appearance?
     
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    I'm missing something here.
     
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    Forget Bill and his apple loving ass
     
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    Pat Ewing: anti Houston 90s rival. ( should’ve used curry imo)

    colts: Texans biggest rival

    nats: we playing them in WS rn

    I don’t get it either, but it looks petty to me
     
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    Bill Simmons and his friend famously created the Ewing Theory as an explanation for when teams play better without their star player. ... A team inexplicably plays better when their star player is injured or on the bench. A team reaches new heights immediately following the departure of a star player.
     
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    Could just be a coincidence that they are all rockets current opponents
     
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    Oh...well that's dumb.

    The Colts would have beat us by 20 today if Luck played lol. There is no way they are better without him.
     
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    I don't understand why he insists on naming it after Ewing. The Knicks have been awful post-Ewing for nearly twenty years.
     
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    Not sure why this is "super anti-Houston" yet. But maybe I should be triggered just because I can't figure it out! Yeah... I'll do that. GRRRR :mad:
     
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    His Harden/Russ tweet last night is more on the nose and also got a bajallion likes and retweets.

     
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    Personally I don't understand what is so funny about that. Maybe I just don't have a good sense of humor.
     
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    I don't think it's anti houston.

    I think it is pro-Houston actually.
    He says that now those houstonian teams play better because they got rid of their Ewing.
     
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    You're also a Rockets fan, lol. I didn't find it funny either. There is never a situation when people don't find time to dunk on James Harden.
     
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    When Ewing went out with injury in 99, that Knicks team went to the finals as the 8th seed. One of the most improbable runs since the Rockets run in 95
     
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    lmaoo what a cornball
     
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    He coined the phrase in 1999 when the Knicks went on their run to the Finals when Ewing got hurt. Ewing at that time was still viewed as their best player even though he was well past his prime.
     
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    do not care
     
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    who?
     
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